2013 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Awards ranging from journalism to drama to music

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Journalism

  • Public Service: Sun Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Breaking News Reporting: Staff of The Denver Post
  • Investigative Reporting: David Barstow and Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab of The New York Times
  • Explanatory Reporting: Staff of The New York Times
  • Local Reporting: Brad Schrade, Jeremy Olson and Glenn Howatt of Star Tribune, Minneapolis
  • National Reporting: Lisa Song, Elizabeth McGowan and David Hasemyer of InsideClimate News, Brooklyn, NY
  • International Reporting: David Barboza of The New York Times
  • Feature Writing: John Branch of The New York Times
  • Commentary: Bret Stephens of The Wall Street Journal
  • Criticism: Philip Kennicott of The Washington Post
  • Editorial Writing: Tim Nickens and Daniel Ruth of Tampa Bay Times
  • Editorial Cartooning: Steve Sack of Star Tribune, Minneapolis
  • Breaking News Photography: Rodrigo Abd, Manu Brabo, Narciso Contreras, Khalil Hamra and Muhammed Muheisen of Associated Press
  • Feature Photography: Javier Manzano, free-lance photographer

Letters, Drama, and Music

  • Fiction:The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson (Random House)
  • Drama: Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar
  • History: Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam by Fredrik Logevall (Random House)
  • Biography: The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo by Tom Reiss (Crown)
  • Poetry: Stag's Leap by Sharon Olds (Alfred A. Knopf)
  • General Nonfiction: Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys by Gilbert King (Harper)
  • Music: Partita for 8 Voices by Caroline Shaw (New Amsterdam Records)

Special Citations and Awards

  • No special citations or awards were given for this time period.
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